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Feline medicine

Jun 01, 2004
Screening senior cats for evidence of renal insufficiency is a rewarding undertaking.
Jun 01, 2004
Treating just one species is challenging enough, but veterinarians in general practice must care for dogs and cats every day of the week, and many of these general practitioners consider the following two facts incontrovertible:
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2004
Coming in August: Dr. Carmichael will complete his discussion on feline oral diseases including odontoclastic resorptive lesions, treatment options for fractured teeth, feline gingivitis/stomatitis syndrome and feline oral neoplasia.
Jun 01, 2004
The CAPC guidelines are based on the concept that awareness of heartworms and other parasites can increase compliant use of broad-spectrum agents.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
Calcium oxalate (CaOx) was the most common (47 percent) mineral in feline uroliths submitted to the Minnesota Urolith Center during 2003 (Table 1). More than two-thirds of feline nephroliths were composed of CaOx.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2004
Q. Please provide a brief review of diagnosis and treatment of feline asthma.
Oct 01, 2003
By dvm360.com staff
The E.R.D.-HealthScreenTM Feline Urine Test can detect disease in feline patients before signs appear.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2003
Recently a colleague in private practice asked me for advice about how to treat xanthine bladder stones formed by an 11-month-old, spayed female domestic shorthaired cat.
May 01, 2003
An owner depends on the veterinarian to assess the danger of any potential disease to his or her dog or cat. In some instances, these dangers are well known by the general public (rabies, distempter, FeLV), and owner's may request these "preventative measures".
May 01, 2003
Veterinarians are busy individuals who multi-task with fervor. How else can we accomplish all that we must during the normal workday? We have to play the role of internist, pharmacist, radiologist, dentist, animal behaviorist, practice manager, human relations expert, environmental protection engineer, chief financial officer and employee/client counselor all rolled into one.
May 01, 2003
Now that you have decided what to include in your feline preventive medicine program, how do you implement your ideas? The implementation process begins where everything else begins in a typical veterinary hospital - at the front desk.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2003
Recently a colleague in private practice asked me for advice about how to treat cystine bladder stones formed by a 5.5 year-old, spayed female Siamese cat. Although textbooks that he consulted contained information about cystine urolithiasis in dogs, he was unable to find recommendations for this disorder in cats. How would you manage this case?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2002
In DVM Best Practices on Feline Medicine (May, 2002), I wrote about feline ear mites and dermatophytes, two common infectious diseases often seen in feline practice.
May 01, 2002
Dr. Ray Dillon explores the challenges practitioners face when diagnosing heartworm disease in cats.
Apr 01, 2002
By dvm360.com staff
Idexx Laboratories, Inc. introduces the new Snap® Feline Heartworm Antigen test kit, an in-clinic diagnostic test that detects antigen from Dirofilaria immitis infection in cats.